Horse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant horse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, light and dramatic films and TV shows about / with horse, storytelling, friendship, catastrophe, mentor, runaway, culture clash, beautiful scenery, family and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as horse: Heartland (2007), Wildfire (2005), Ostwind (2013), War Horse (2011), The Black Stallion (1979), The Turin Horse (2011), Seabiscuit (2003), Secretariat (2010), Hidalgo (2004), Flicka (2006).

List of horse movies

 8.4
 8K
Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sincere, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse ranch, horse, farm, family, small town, family relations, youth, animal life, workplace, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, grandfather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 7.5
 3K
Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, serious ...
Plot: horse, horse ranch, lifestyle, starting over, against the odds, ambition, friendship, fall in love, coach, workplace, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.8
 1K
Ostwind (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, animal training, youth, teenage life, family, teenage girl, self discovery, horse riding, disobey, hopes, farm, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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 7.2
 142K
War Horse (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: horse, friendship, world war one, battles, german, war, human spirit, animal training, trapped, artillery, danger, hopes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, survival, rescue, friendship, shipwreck, training, barn, poker, island, adventure, family, ship ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
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The Turin Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, France, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signals the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, experimental ...
Plot: horse, poverty, destiny, family relations, animal life, human nature, everyday life, life is a bitch, encounter, desperation, farm, dying ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe
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 7.3
 65K
Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: horse, racehorse, follow your dream, horse race, underdog, against the odds, gambling, depression, boxing, businessman, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1910s ...
Place: pasadena california, albuquerque new mexico, tijuana mexico, california, chicago illinois
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 7.2
 25K
Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: horse, against the odds, underdog, horse race, animal training, rise to the top, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, legendary, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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 6.7
 75K
Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, factual ...
Plot: desert, horse, adventure, horse race, adventurer, cowboy, racehorse, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, human spirit, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, syria
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 6.1
 7K
Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, road movie, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: horse, cowboy, family, self discovery, parents and children, family life, love and romance, hopes, siblings relations, family relations, farm, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: horse, sport, animal training, redemption, dream come true, family relations, human spirit, hopes, against the odds, parents and children, horse race, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
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 7.7
 387K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, follow your dream, adventure, horse, unlikely couple, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, family, fall in love, queen, healing power ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, rehabilitation, riding accident, travel, romance, couples, couple relations, animal life, hopes, family relations, parents and children, cowboy ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london
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 6.6
 9K
Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, pets, adventure, friendship, family, animal abuse, getting home, animal life, hopes, human animal relationship, horse actor, compassion ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
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 7.2
 10K
Lean on Pete (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
Style: road movie, exciting, captivating, light, disturbing
Plot: horse, racehorse, teenage boy, father son relationship, doctor, money, loneliness, horse trainer, coming of age, on the road, drunk, runaway ...
Place: portland oregon
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The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, horse, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, family relations, danger, wilderness, mischievous children, adventure ...
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 7.4
 12K
The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, touching, rough
Plot: cowboy, rodeo, horse, riding accident, head injury, disabled person, rodeo cowboy, lasso, human animal relationship, horse riding, horse trainer, unhappiness ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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 6.4
 215K
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: horse, adventure, cowboy, native american, escapades, lawyer, texas ranger, escape, vengeance, fighting crime, danger, old west ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1930s, 1860s
Place: texas, usa
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 6.4
 2K
50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, feel good, touching, captivating ...
Plot: horse, horse race, against the odds, sport, rivalry, hopes, chases and races, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, fish out of water, animal training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: freedom, adventure, wild horse, animal life, family, friendship, cowboy, wildlife, reunion, getting home, rivalry, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
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 6.7
 113K
Babe (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: cat, farm, horse, friendship, prejudice, farmer, underdog, animal life, family, dog, piglet, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia
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 7.4
 64K
Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: old west, vengeance, gunfight, cowboy, friendship, murder, horse, doctor, small town, civil war veteran, violence, shooting ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
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Spirit: Riding Free (2017)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In a small Western town, spunky ex-city girl Lucky forms a tight bond with wild horse Spirit while having adventures with best pals Pru and Abigail.
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, adventure, friendship, wild horse, little girl, fantasy world, escapades, heroes, bareback riding, computer animation, netflix, stallion ...
Time: contemporary
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Bite the Bullet (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a newspaper organizes an endurance horse race : 700 miles to run in a few days. 9 adventurers are competing, among them a woman, Miss Jones, a Mexican, an Englishman, a young cow-boy, an old one and two friends, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: horse, endurance, friendship, adventure, old west, contests and competitions, rivalry, chases and races, unlikely partners, pursuit, horse riding, horse race ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: california, texas
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 7.2
 42K
Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: honeymoon, suicide attempt, horse, psychology, thief, robbery, kleptomania, blackmail, obsession, romance, cons and scams, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, philadelphia, atlantic city new jersey ...
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The Selfish Giant (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hyperactive boy and his best friend, a slow-witted youth with an affinity for horses, start collecting scrap metal for a shady dealer.
Style: sad, depressing, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, horse, theft, domestic violence, teenage life, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, youth, social misfits, thief, realism, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, poland ...
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 7.6
 238K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: adventure, female warrior, female protagonist, princess, good versus evil, cross dressing, dragon, friendship, boot camp, hidden identity, human spirit, friends ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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The Appaloosa (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man tries to recover a horse stolen from him by a Mexican bandit. The Appaloosa (also known as Southwest to Sonora) is a 1966 American Western film Technicolor (set in the 1870s) from Universal Pictures starring Marlon Brando, Anjanette Comer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: horse, bandit, vengeance, adventure, bounty hunter, wrestling, folk hero, on the run, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico
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The Electric Horseman (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights, advertising a breakfast cereal. When he finds out they are going drug the horse in case its too frisky, he rides off into ...
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, road movie, light ...
Plot: horse, cowboy, romance, desert, redemption, hopes, escapades, obsessive quest, freedom, journalist, wounded animal, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, utah, california
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Of Horses and Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with terrible consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.
Style: sincere, stylized, bleak, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: horse, animal life, love and romance, human nature, countryside, love affair, romance, village life, social relations, father son relationship, strong female character, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
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